Wedding Jig (1) (The)

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WEDDING JIG [1], THE. Irish, Jig. Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB’CC’. Caoimhin Mac Aoidh (1994) reports that in County Donegal tradition this jig was played for an Irish bride as she was 'hauled' from her home to the chapel, or as she was 'hauled home' to the bride's house for the wedding dinner and dancing (see also notes for the tunes it substituted for: "Haste to the Wedding (1)" and "Ta do Mhargadh Deania").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF-1109, Altan - "The Red Crow" (1990. Learned from the late Frank Cassidy, fiddler from Teelin, County Donegal). Nimbus NI 5320, Dermot McLaughlin - “Fiddle Sticks: Irish Traditional Music from Donegal” (1991).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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